Many computer applications are confronted with ever increasing volumes of data which must be managed, accessed, and processed efficiently. Typical cases arise in the fields of e-Health, banking and insurance, e-Science, digital libraries, etc. From the data management point of view, this has led to a radical shift from centralized, monolithic database systems towards distributed information systems. For such systems, it is of utmost importance:
- To have sophisticated mechanisms and protocols for coordination and access of distributed resources
- To have appropriate infrastructure which support distributed applications
- This course is designed to provide a firm understanding of the basic problems associated with distributed information systems and expose the students to the different architectural paradigms, as well as practical experimentation with selected systems.
- To introduce the student to the concept of distributed information systems
- To expose the student to fundamentals of information integration and interoperability, federation/mediator/brokering architectures, agent-oriented systems agent-oriented systems, query formulation and processing, semi- structured and multimedia data management, metadata, and knowledge management.
- To introduce the student to the practical imperatives of the languages and protocols for developing advanced/distributed/global information systems and their applications.
- To expose the student to recent advances in technology and research in database and intelligent systems
|Attachment Name||Attachment Type|
|CMP3204 Distributed Information Systems||DOC||PS|